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Danny Kim

Duke University
Graduate Student/Documentary Filmmaker
Danny Kim is a documentary filmmaker based in Durham, NC & Seoul, South Korea. Currently working on his MFA thesis film STILL WATERS, a documentary film about Sewol ferry disaster. In 2014, his work with New York City-based director Valerie Veach as a producer on a feature documentary film LOVE CHILD was featured at the Sundance Film Festival and Jeonju International Film Festival, along with first look deal with HBO Documentaries.

As a former journalist, Danny worked at Agence France-Presse (AFP) Seoul Bureau from 2013-2016 as a sole video journalist covering from breaking news to features in and around the entire Korean peninsula. His recent work with New York City-based Partisan Pictures’ director Peter Schnall as a local fixer in Songdo, Incheon for a segment in the documentary series called DIGITS premiered on CuriosityStream in Fall 2016. In his spare time, he enjoys being a culinary tourist and going to live music concert and theatre performances.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, May 20

10:45 HKT